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HER Number:MDV104453
Name:Threshing Barn, Stoneacre Farm, Luppitt


A 16th-17th century threshing barn, later used as a shippon; the western end has now been converted to a garage.


Grid Reference:ST 163 066
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARAGE (Unknown date)
  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XVI to XVII - 1501 AD to 1700 AD (Between))
  • COW HOUSE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, Plan and photo (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH044.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Barn. Threshing barn. Later used as a shippon. A 16th-17th century threshing barn built down the hillslope to the north of the farmhouse and at right angles to the main front. In 19th century, a small extension was built to the east end and in 20th century the barn was converted to use as a shippon. A small link block in the angle between the farmhouse and the barn, but under the barn roof, is an implement shed. The roof is hipped. Chert; Rubble stone walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 6-bays. Replacement 19th century roof, with some reused timbers of large scantling. Various forms of A-frame, some with mortise and tenon joints at apex, others lap-jointed and truss at south end has a yoke. All collars are lap -jointed and nailed. 2 sets of back purlins (probably reused) and an enormous ridge. The north hip is a later construction. Door/s; Opposing doors to threshing floor. Plank threshing door to south, in a solid frame, with a glazed overlight. The north threshing door is a late 19th century plank and ledge door with a full height solid frame. Inserted 20th century garage door to north, at west end and two inserted windows to south front. The window to the left is a metal tilting casement in the blocking of a doorway and the window to the right is a metal- framed casement. Feeding passage. 20th century concrete and tubular steel cow stalls and a feeding passage to the farmhouse side. The garage has been separated off from stalls by a 20th century concrete block wall. Stalls. 20th century stalls see above. Currently an agricultural store; Garage - domestic. The west end of the barn has been converted to a garage.

Thorp, J., 2002, Stoneacre Farm, BH041012, BH041021-BH041022 (Un-published). SDV351530.

Thorp, J., 2002, Stoneacre Farm, BH044004 (Ground Photograph). SDV351529.

Rook, P., 2013, Built on Earth, 32 (Report - non-specific). SDV350997.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Rook, P., 2013, Stoneacre Farm, BB0232-BB0233 (Ground Photograph). SDV351531.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Plan and photo.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH044.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63929 ]
SDV350997Report - non-specific: Rook, P.. 2013. Built on Earth. Rook Photo. A3 Grip Bound + Digital. 32.
SDV351529Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Stoneacre Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH044004.
SDV351530Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Stoneacre Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH041012, BH041021-BH041022.
SDV351531Ground Photograph: Rook, P.. 2013. Stoneacre Farm. Built on Earth. Photograph (Digital). BB0232-BB0233.

Associated Monuments

MDV59621Part of: Stoneacre Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104454Related to: Cart Shed, Stoneacre Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV82649Related to: Linhay, Stoneacre Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV82650Related to: Stoneacre Farmhouse, Luppitt (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2015 3:29PM